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: Engineering Science: 7: Heat Energy

Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 9.35)

: Merry-Go-Round: Moving at Night

For children of seven to nine.
Alison Edmonds introduces Moving at Night
The programme includes:
"The Listeners"
by Walter de la Mare
read by Hugh David
For Schools
(Previously shown on November 10)

Children watching these programmes should, if possible, have space to move around in, as they will be asked to join in with mime and improvisation.
(to 9.58)


Presenter: Alison Edmonds
Special effects: BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Producer: Claire Chovil
Poet (The Listeners): Walter de la Mare
Reader (The Listeners): Hugh David
The Traveller: A. Stafford Gordon

: Science Session: Food and Diet: 2: Active and Attractive

Good teeth, bones, and blood depend on a supply of minerals in our food. What are these minerals? Today Louise Davies and a dentist answer this question.
For Schools
Previously shown on November 11
(to 10.20)


Presenter: Louise Davies
Guest: A dentist [name uncredited]
Director: E. Gwynne Jones
Producer: Geoffrey Hall

: Living in the Present: Class

BBC film
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 10.43)

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

For the very young
Charles E. Stidwill tells the story.
Sam and Elizabeth Williams make the pictures
BBC film
(to 11.00)


Narrator: Charles E. Stidwill
Pictures: Sam Williams
Pictures: Elizabeth Williams
Script: Louise Cochrane

: For Sixth Forms: Artists' Notebooks: 2: William Hogarth

BBC film for Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 11.30)

: Signpost: Going to the Theatre: Acting in the Open Air

Written and introduced by Hugh Ross Williamson.
with John Abineri, John Pike, Terry Wale, Peter Craze, David Weston
For Schools
Previously shown on November 9
(to 11.58)


Writer/presenter: Hugh Ross Williamson
Designer: Charles Lawrence
Producer: Ronald Smedley
[Actor]: John Abineri
[Actor]: John Pike
[Actor]: Terry Wale
[Actor]: Peter Craze
[Actor]: David Weston

: Heddiw

gydag Owen Edwards.
Topical items introduced by Owen Edwards in Welsh.
(Crystal Palace, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)


Presenter: Owen Edwards

: The News

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

For the very young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
BBC film
(to 13.45)


Narrator/Script, music, and settings: Maria Bird
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred

: Spotlight

People-Politics-Problems in the news
A topical programme for older children.
For Schools
Repeated on Friday at 11.5 a.m.
(to 14.25)


Film editor: Tony Williams
Producer: John Miller

: Blue Peter

with Christopher Trace and Valerie Singleton.


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Valerie Singleton
Director: Rosemary Gill
Producer: Biddy Baxter

: Tales from Europe: The Singing, Ringing Tree: Part 1

A film from Germany in three parts.

The Prince sets out to find a magic tree to offer to the bad-tempered Princess.
Commentary spoken by Antony Bilbow.


Narrator: Antony Bilbow
English version written and presented by: Peggy Miller

: The News

: Town and Around

News and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Michael Aspel.
followed by The Weather


Presenter: Michael Aspel

: Television Top of the Form: Autumn Series: Heat 4

High School for Girls, Wolverhampton v. The Boys of St Joseph's College, Dumfries


Question-Master: Geoffrey Wheeler
Question-Master: Paddy Feeny
Scorer: Geoffrey Stone
Questions set by: Boswell Taylor
Graphics: Roy Laughton
Outside Broadcasts directed by: Alan Rees
Outside Broadcasts directed by: Mary Evans
Editor: Joan Clark
Producer: Innes Lloyd

: Tonight

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore.
with Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings, Christopher Brasher, Julian Pettifer, Brian Redhead, Cathal O'Shannon,
Magnus Magnusson.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Reporter: Christopher Brasher
Reporter: Julian Pettifer
Reporter: Brian Redhead
Reporter: Cathal O'Shannon
Reporter: Magnus Magnusson
Associate producer: Kenneth Corden
Associate producer: Anthony Smith
Assistant editor: John Lloyd
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Top of the Pops

A new look at Britain's best-sellers.
Discs-Stars-News from this week's Top Twenty.
Introduced tonight by Alan Freeman.


Presenter: Alan Freeman
Settings: Paul Montague
Producer: Johnnie Stewart

: Meet the Wife: The Teenage Niece

Written by Ronald Wolfe and Ronald Chesney.
Starring Thora Hird and Freddie Frinton


Writer: Ronald Wolfe
Writer: Ronald Chesney
Meet the Wife theme by: Russ Conway
Incidental music composed and conducted by: Dennis Wilson
Designer: Julia Trevelyan Oman
Producer: Graeme Muir
Thora: Thora Hird
Freddie: Freddie Frinton
Doreen: Tracy Rogers
Man in car: Robert Anthony
Girl in car: Gloria Salvador
Pete: Raymond Clarke

: Dr. Kildare: The Sound of a Faraway Hill

A film series.
Starring Richard Chamberlain as Dr. Kildare and Raymond Massey as Dr. Gillespie.

An ailing baseball star and a dying boy give each other courage and rekindle the will to live.


Dr. Kildare: Richard Chamberlain
Dr. Gillespie: Raymond Massey

: The News

: International Amateur Boxing: England v. Poland

England's Olympic boxers are included in the team which competes against one of the strongest boxing nations in the world. Polish boxers won three gold medals in Tokyo and together with the Russians dominated the Olympic finals.
BBC Outside Broadcast cameras bring you some of the principal bouts of this international match direct from the Royal Albert Hall in London.


Commentator: Harry Carpenter
TV presentation: A. P. Wilkinson

: Gallery

Introduced by Ian Trethowan with Robert McKenzie who review and report on the political scene at Westminster and beyond.


Presenter: Ian Trethowan
Presenter: Robert McKenzie
Film editor: Ken Cooper
Associate producer: Brian Smale Adams
Producer: Anthony Whitby

: News Extra

: Komm Mit!: 7: Be Peters

Wir sprechen Deutsch
A course of thirty lessons for beginners.

Dieter is invited to supper at the Peters' flat.
First transmission on Saturday

: Close Down

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